An easement or other incorporeal interest in land. In Louisiana any severed mineral or royalty interests, whether reserved or granted, including the interest of an oil and gas lessee, is an incorporeal interest called a servitude.
a burden that gives a person or entity the right to benefit or enter the estate of someone else.For example, it allows those in authority to enter to fix sewer lines, repair phone lines, and so forth, in many areas of the country.
A registered right which a person has over the immovable property of another. It usually entitles the holder of the servitude to do something on the property. A common example is a registered right of way to travel over property owned by another.
a private right held by a person or group to use real property owned by another party or to limit the use of real property owned by another party. Examples of servitudes may include utility servitudes, drainage servitudes and servitudes of passage.
A right or interest in a piece of real estate, which right or interest serves or benefits another unrelated property. For example, an easement across one piece of property serves another piece of property is said to constitute a servitude regarding the property upon which it is located.
The Scottish equivalent of an English easement. It may involve granting a right of access or a right to a water supply for example and thus may limit the use to which a property may be put, or it may bring benefit to a property. See also " dominant tenement".
A servitude is a right to access which allows a local authority access to a property for inspection or installation of pipes, sewerage lines, electricity cables and so on. It is registered against the title deed
From Roman law, referring to rights of use over the property of another; a burden on a piece of land causing the owner to suffer access by another. An easement is type of servitude as is a profit a prendre.